Happy Groundhog Day!

A woodchuck, Marmota monax, on a lawn in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (Jerry and Marcy Monkman)

Happy Groundhog Day! Photo: Jerry Monkman

For those of us in the northeast, this snowstorm is very reminiscent of the movie Groundhog Day. I haven’t checked, but I have a feeling Punxsutawney Phil will be predicting 6 more weeks of winter. Fine with me.

Eastern Screech Owl, Megascops asio, in Rye, New Hampshire. Gray phase. Winter. Odiorne Point State Park. (Jerry and Marcy Monkman)

Eastern Screech Owl, Megascops asio, in Rye, New Hampshire. Gray phase. Winter. Odiorne Point State Park.

This little owl became a photographer favorite last winter as he set up shop in this tree and didn’t appear to move for about six weeks. As of Sunday, he’s back. Send me an e-mail if you want the details on how to find him.

A couple of announcements:

By the way, people seemed to like a post I made on the Outdoor Photographer blog last month, called “The Challenge to See.” I thought some of you might want to read that.

Until next time…

-Jerry

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